Wilmington Sharks outfielder Trevor McCutchin went 3-for-5 with eight RBIs to lead the Sharks to a 14-7 win over the Edenton Steamers on Thursday.
The win gives the Sharks a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three Coastal Plain League East Division Championship series.
Wilmington starter Logan Michaels earned the victory after giving up two runs and striking out six, in 5.2 innings pitched.
Game 2 is scheduled for Saturday at 6:05 p.m. at Legion Stadium. An if-necessary Game 3 will be played following Game 2 on Saturday.
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